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Oceanian Journeys and Sojourns: Home Thoughts Abroad ed. by Judith A Bennett (review)

Oceanian Journeys and Sojourns: Home Thoughts Abroad ed. by Judith A Bennett (review) book and media reviews 567 Another highlight of the book are transgender and intersex people, and the additions of the three poems (as the complex relations between gender mentioned above). The ethnographic identity and sexual orientation” (266). poetry by Emelihter Kihleng entitled This volume could have pushed these “urohs language” is particularly a ideas further by including a greater refreshing addition to the volume. variety of voices, perhaps through Kihleng weaves personal and ethno- additional creative pieces and research graphic approaches into her poetic done outside an anthropological and raw descriptions of urohs (Pohn- framework. peian skirts): “urohs speak to her / late marion cadora at night as / she sews on her Janome / University of California– the quiet doesn’t faze her / she lis- Santa Cruz tens / her world is visual, physical / textile spiritual” (257–258). Her poem *** reveals an intimate relationship with urohs and languages, tracing the social life of the skirts and their makers. Oceanian Journeys and Sojourns: Overall this volume presents many Home Thoughts Abroad, edited by new approaches to understand- Judith A Bennett. Dunedin, nz: Otago ing women’s wealth and value in University Press, 2015. isbn paper the Pacific. The volume http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Oceanian Journeys and Sojourns: Home Thoughts Abroad ed. by Judith A Bennett (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 30 (2) – Aug 10, 2018

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University of Hawai'I Press
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book and media reviews 567 Another highlight of the book are transgender and intersex people, and the additions of the three poems (as the complex relations between gender mentioned above). The ethnographic identity and sexual orientation” (266). poetry by Emelihter Kihleng entitled This volume could have pushed these “urohs language” is particularly a ideas further by including a greater refreshing addition to the volume. variety of voices, perhaps through Kihleng weaves personal and ethno- additional creative pieces and research graphic approaches into her poetic done outside an anthropological and raw descriptions of urohs (Pohn- framework. peian skirts): “urohs speak to her / late marion cadora at night as / she sews on her Janome / University of California– the quiet doesn’t faze her / she lis- Santa Cruz tens / her world is visual, physical / textile spiritual” (257–258). Her poem *** reveals an intimate relationship with urohs and languages, tracing the social life of the skirts and their makers. Oceanian Journeys and Sojourns: Overall this volume presents many Home Thoughts Abroad, edited by new approaches to understand- Judith A Bennett. Dunedin, nz: Otago ing women’s wealth and value in University Press, 2015. isbn paper the Pacific. The volume

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